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neurofilament

 [noor″o-fil´ah-ment]
any of the slender, fibrillar elements which, along with the neurotubules, forms a neurofibril.

neu·ro·fil·a·ment

(nū'rō-fil'ă-ment),
A class of intermediate filaments found in neurons.

neurofilament

/neu·ro·fil·a·ment/ (-fil´ah-ment) an intermediate filament occurring with neurotubules in the neurons and having cytoskeletal, and perhaps transport, functions.

neurofilament

(no͝or′ə-fĭl′ə-mənt, nyo͝or′-)
n.
Any of the long, fine threads that make up a neurofibril.

neu′ro·fil′a·men′tous (-mĕn′təs) adj.

neurofilament

[noo͡r′ōfil′əment]
Etymology: Gk, neuron, nerve + L, filare, to spin
a cytoplasmic filament approximately 10 nm in diameter occurring in the neurons. It has a cytoskeletal function and may be involved in the intracellular transport of metabolites.

neu·ro·fil·a·ment

(nūr'ō-fil'ă-mĕnt)
A class of intermediate filaments found in neurons.

neurofilament

any of the slender, fibrillar elements which, along with the neurotubules, forms a neurofibril.
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1997; Lee and Cleveland 1996), so it is likely that changes in glial markers (GFAP, MBP) interact with those for development of the neuronal neurofilament proteins.
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